Who pays for Hospice Care?

Who pays for Hospice Care? 
Most health insurance plans offer some type of hospice care benefit.  Medicare Part A, Medicare HMO, Unrestricted MediCal, and most private insurances cover hospice services.   

Kaweah Delta Hospice bills the patient’s insurance carrier directly for hospice services including: 
  • Visits by the hospice team
  • Medications related to the hospice diagnosis
  • Medical equipment and medical supplies
  • Bereavement services
  • Dietary counseling
  • Physical, Speech & Occupational Therapy when appropriate